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PBS NewsHour / Chris Thile: Bach Sontas and Partitas

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Modern master of the mandolin Chris Thile hates being boxed in by genres, and has made his reputation by going beyond traditional tunes. With a new album of works by Bach, the virtuoso easily moves from Americana to classical. Jeffrey Brown from the PBS NewsHour talks to Thile the Rockwood Music Hall in Manhattan, about his career and who he calls the greatest musician who ever lived. READ THE FULL PIECE